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Chicken Stroganoff

A couple of days ago MyLittleTwinBoyAaron woke up in the morning and promptly asked me if today would be warmer than yesterday. “You happen to be in luck!” I said.  “Today should be a whole 5 degrees warmer than it was yesterday.” “Sweet!” he said. “I’m going to find a tank top and some shorts.” What a […]

{Giveaway} and 10 Wonderful Winter Reads 2013

Hey there ladies and gentlemen.  No recipe for you all today. Rather, I have prepared a list of 10 Wonderful Winter Reads. Just in case you are barricaded up under a blanket of snow, twiddling your thumbs and waiting for the world to thaw. (I know that couldn’t possibly be true and that you are most likely running […]

Oats and Berry Bars

Several months ago my dear blogging friend Patricia (from Butter Yum) asked me if I wanted to participate in The Wooden Spoon Adventures. What are The Wooden Spoon Adventures, you might be wondering? Let me tell you all about it. 🙂 This very wooden spoon has been making its way around the world, cooking up […]

Tasty Teriyaki Chicken (Crock Pot)

This is the kind of recipe every home cook can appreciate. Especially on a busy day when a person finds him or herself face to face with a to-do list so long it could wrap its self all the way up to the moon and back. You know the kind of day I’m talking about, […]

One Ingredient Frozen Banana Ice Cream

I know it’s January. Which means its bitter cold outside, man. Freezing gusts of snow are billowing right outside my window at this very moment! One might wonder why a girl like me would post a recipe for ice cream at this frosty point in time. What can I say to defend myself other than…this banana ice cream […]

Black Bean and Ham Soup (Crock Pot)

Boy, (or girl) do I have an easy recipe for you today. This Black Bean and Ham soup is full of flavor, very filling and loaded with healthy goodness. (At least, it’s healthy to me, man. Please don’t email me any information on the hazards of bullion cubes. I just don’t think I can take it. 🙂 Thank you […]

Cheesy Spanish Rice

I have a wonderful little side dish recipe for you all today. This fabulous Cheesy Spanish Rice can be made in 30 minutes or less and goes perfectly with many delicious Mexican dishes like Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Ground Beef Enchiladas or the tasty Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos I posted this past Friday. The rice […]

Rubee Lane Recipe File Book Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Rubee Lane is a fun site that promotes daily deals on boutique and hand crafted items.  They look around for fabulous deals on fun items… like these… like these (cute!)… …and these (super sweet and cute!!!!). Then they let you know all about the great deals they have found. Saves you a […]

Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos

Over the winter break my sweet sister-in-law Rachel (and HerHandsomeHusband and cute little kids) stayed with me and my family. We spent a lot of time visiting, playing cards and hanging out with the rest of our extended family. MyTeenSonMark and my cute sister in law Rachel  Some who are really brave and daredevil-ish piled on winter gear and frolicked […]

January Menu Plan 2013

When the calendar turns from December to January, do you automatically feel like turning your back on everything sugary and fattening and bathing yourself instead in an enormous pile of healthy vegetables? You do! I have to admit…after the gluttony of the holiday season, I do too! I really look forward to slimming down my life […]